Thursday, 18 September 2014
*Root word quiz: foli, manu, arch
*"All Summer" figurative language discussion, checked homework assignment
*Preposition Poster project introduced, partners assigned - tentative due date: Mon. 9/22
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
*Root word study time; quiz tomorrow
*Reread "All Summer" looking for 4 examples of figurative language to copy onto post-it notes - due tomorrow!
*LRC for book check out/silent reading
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
*Figurative Language Lesson: similes, metaphors, personification, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, alliteration
*Root word quiz Thurs!
*LRC for book check out/silent reading tomorrow
Monday, 15 September 2014
*Writing journal: outsiders
*Read "All Summer in a Day" and did questioning activity
*Root word study guide time; root word quiz Thursday!
Friday, 12 September 2014 (doing this day in advance since I will be out tomorrow!)
*Idiom of the day: "Hold Your Horses" and writing prompt
*Preposition practice pg. 12 in packet; pg 13-14 Ex. 1 & 2 are homework due Monday!
*Root Word Quiz study guide sheets done in class; root word quiz on foli, manu, and arch will be next Thursday 9/18
Thursday, 11 September 2014
*September 11th remembrance and writing journal prompt
*Preposition practice pg. 9-11 done together in class
*"The Stone" open book comprehension quiz is homework, due tomorrow!
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
*Arch root word story
*Prepositions/Prepositional Phrases Intro.
*"The Stone" comic work time - final draft due tomorrow!
Tuesday, 9 September 2014
*NWEA reading test
Monday, 8 September 2014
*New root word: arch= ruler
*Checked and reviewed "The Stone" plot diagram
*Comic Strip project assigned (see attached file at top of page); due Thursday!
*NWEA Reading test tomorrow!
Friday, 5 September 2014
*Manu root word activity
*Idiom of the week: "Miss the Boat"
*Plot diagram for "The Stone" - students need to complete for Monday if not finished in class
Thursday, 4 September 2014
*Four types of sentences worksheet
*Writing journal prompt: Would you like to stay the age you are now forever? Why or why not?
*"The Stone" vocabulary preview
*Read "The Stone" in class
*Students who are participating in the 4WM assembly workshop tomorrow need to complete the plot diagram given to them for Monday
Wednesday, 3 September 2014
*4 Kinds of Sentences practice
*"Just Once" open-book quiz - due tomorrow if not finished
*LRC book check out/silent reading time
Tuesday, 2 September 2014
*New root word: Manu = hands
*Checked 4 kinds of sentences homework
*"Just Once" plot diagram due tomorrow if not finished in class
Friday, 29 August 2014
*Idiom of the week: "Saved by the Bell"
*4 Types of Sentences activity
*Sentence practice; homework: "Head for the Woods" worksheet; due Tues.
*Read the story "Just Once" in literature book
Thursday, 28 August 2014
*Foli vocabulary activity
*Finished reading "Dragon Dragon"
*Completed plot diagram with partner on "Dragon Dragon"
*Finished types of sentences introduction
Wednesday, 27 August 2014
*Plot diagram for "Dogzilla" as a class
*Types of sentences (declarative, interrogative, imperative, exclamatory) introduction and notes
Tuesday, 26 August 2014
*New root word introduction: foli=leaf
*Elements of plot introduction: character, setting, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution
*Finished "Me Collage" presentations
Monday, 25 August 2014
*"Me Collage" work time
*Began presenting Me Collages; due tomorrow!
*Distributed literature textbooks - jumbo book cover needed!
Friday, 22 August 2014
*Idiom of the week introduction and writing prompt: "On the Ball"
*Me Collage work time; due Tues. 8/26
*Signed LA policies and procedure contract was due today; Goal writing prompt was due today
Thursday, 21 August 2014
*Goals writing prompt - due tomorrow if not finished in class
*Classroom scavenger hunt
*Me Collage introduction - we'll start work on it tomorrow; it'll be due Tuesday, 8/26
*Signed contracts due tomorrow
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
*LA Policies and Procedures- signed contract due Friday 8/22
*Sentence completions and learning style questionnaire - if not finished in class, due tomorrow
Monday, 18 August 2014
*Tour of Room
*Letters from 6th graders past
*Classmate Scavenger Hunt
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